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biomathematics

[‚bī·ō‚math·ə′mad·iks]
(biophysics)
Mathematical methods applied to the study of living organisms.
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"If two-thirds of cancer incidence across tissues is explained by random DNA mutations that occur when stem cells divide, then changing our lifestyle and habits will be a huge help in preventing certain cancers, but this may not be as effective for a variety of others," says biomathematician Cristian Tomasetti, Ph.D., an assistant professor of oncology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Uchida, a biomathematician and developmental biologist associated with the department of cardiac development and remodeling at the Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research, Germany, outlines an approach to the analysis of evolutionarily-conserved, heart-enriched genes with unknown functions and the steps of the procedure, from screening to validation.
Biomathematician Michael Deem of Rice University in Houston became interested in studying the immune system 15 years ago when he rolled up his sleeve to get his annual flu shot.
Dr Stilianakis is a biomathematician who works at the European Commission JRC and an assistant professor of epidemiology and biomathematics at the University of Erlangen-Nurnberg Medical School in Erlangen, Germany.
Much the way D'Arcy Thompson, the first biomathematician, found formal correspondences among different structures in nature, so Waterston, exploring cross-references among shapes in animal and vegetable bodies (e.g., between the human t hroat and a flower in Throat Petals), brings out the inherent abstract/concrete poetry of nature.